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World 31 May 2019 | 4:16 PM

Factbox: India's new Home Affairs Minister Amit Shah - In his own words

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Amit Shah, president of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, was appointed as India's home affairs minister by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday.

World 26 May 2019 | 3:32 PM

Papua New Guinea prime minister quits after weeks of turmoil

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill announced his resignation on Sunday after seven years in the top job following weeks of high-level defections from the ruling party.

Nation 17 May 2019 | 11:03 AM

Sabah Health Minister wants federal govt to look into leaks at KK general hospital

KOTA KINABALU: Newly-named Sabah Health and People's Well-being Minister Datuk Frankie Poon hopes the federal government will look into problems facing health facilities in the state, following footage of ceiling leaks at the state capital's general hospital.

Nation 17 May 2019 | 1:12 AM

Frankie Poon is Sabah Health Minister, Ginger Phoong takes Youth portfolio

KOTA KINABALU: Tanjung Papat assemblyman Datuk Frankie Poon Ming Fung will officially be the new Sabah Health and People's Wellbeing Minister, taking over the post left vacant by the late Datuk Stephen Wong.

World 16 May 2019 | 7:31 PM

Australia's 'larrikin' former prime minister Bob Hawke dies at 89

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker with a "larrikin' streak who served as Australian prime minister from 1983 to 1991, died on Thursday aged 89, his family said.

World 14 May 2019 | 7:41 PM

Bulgarian farm minister resigns amid guest houses probe

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Rumen Porozhanov resigned on Tuesday, the latest high-level official to step down in scandals involving purchases of luxury properties and the building of guest houses with EU aid for private use.

World 07 May 2019 | 3:32 AM

Czechs protest for second week against new justice minister over meddling fears

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Thousands of Czechs filled the centre of Prague and other cities for a second week in a row to protest against the appointment of a new justice minister who they say they fear could meddle with a criminal case involving the prime minister.

Metro News 25 Apr 2019 | 5:45 AM

TTDI residents: Conflict of interest for FT Minister to continue chairing Yayasan Wilayah

THE fact that the Federal Territories (FT) Minister continues to helm Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan (YWP) perpetuates the conflict of interest that existed during the previous administration, says Taman Tun Dr Ismail Residents Association (TTDIRA).

World 22 Apr 2019 | 9:54 PM

Mali's Keita names finance minister as new PM

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita appointed finance minister Boubou Cisse as prime minister on Monday, days after the government resigned following pressure to respond to the vigilante massacre of about 160 Fulani herders which shocked the nation.

Other Sport 10 Apr 2019 | 11:36 PM

Japan Olympic minister resigns after latest gaffe

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Olympic Minister, Yoshitaka Sakurada, has resigned a year before the Tokyo Games for remarks that offended people affected by the massive earthquake and tsunami that triggered nuclear meltdowns in 2011.